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Questions related to screen/app colour problems on display devices running Ubuntu.

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Make Ubuntu's Night Light looks like Manjaro's KDE's Night Color

How can I make Ubuntu's Night Light looks like Manjaro KDE's Night Color? I want this because Manjaro's Night Color has a lot more features that allows me to customize the settings the way I want. ...
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How to disable ls colors on ntfs-mounted partitions only? [duplicate]

I love ls colors and do not want to disable them everywhere, but the ls colors are useless on ntfs-mounted (and probably other similar file systems - like exfat) partitions, because all files there ...
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How to get colors in Vagrant shell?

In my terminal in Ubuntu, everything is colorful. The username is green, folders are blue and files are white: However, if I login into vagrant vagrant ssh everything is black and white: How can I ...
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Hierarchy of colors in a terminal

It seems there are a lot of ways to control the colors you see in a terminal. Colors can be controlled by the terminal emulator program you're using (e.g. in Terminator or the defualt Gnome Terminal'...
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Bash dialog command — why don't bottom and right borders respect dialogrc colors?

I'm trying to format my dialog boxes using DIALOGRC; I have most of it working fine, however the dialog windows seem to have an issue with their border where the bottom and right borders don't respect ...
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Images are too dark and saturated in Image Viewer

Colors are coming up too dark and saturated in Image Viewer and in Whatsdesk, but look good in Shotwell, in browsers and other applications. Here is the same image shown in Image Viewer and Shotwell ...
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Terminal colors rendering darker on 20.04

For some reason, way terminal colors are rendered seems to have changed after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04. To take a concrete example, here's what terminator looks like in 18.04. And here's what it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 universal accisbility issues

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and tho it cost me a lot of human power, i had success! Im visually impared, therefor i need to know if: Is there a keyboard shortcut to enable/disable negative colors? ...
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Using simple-scan a colorful scan on Samsung m2070 does fail with I/O Error, Greyscan works well. Ubuntu 18.04

When I select text opton in the simple-scan application (Little arrow next to the big green scan button), the result is greyscaled pdf, it works well. If I select image option, I got IO Error. I tried ...
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Restore default tty/console colors on Ubuntu Server 18.04

I'm not sure when or how, but somehow I managed to change the default colors of the tty/console session on my Ubuntu 18.04 server. This OS does not boot into a GUI, just a console. I didn't notice the ...
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Why Ubuntu flavors don't share design themes?

Why the different Ubuntu flavors don't have an unified (or at least aligned) theming and design language? Like for example Manjaro, that has several desktop environments (Gnome, Xfce, KDE) but all ...
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Battery powered display colour/contrast change

I'm using ubuntu 18.04.4. When I'm using my laptop on battery power, it doesn't let me change the brightness and the main problem is it kinda lowers the contrast or something which makes it hard to ...
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Unable to use colors to paint in GNU Image Manipulation Program except black color

I am using the "GNU Image Manipulation Program" to edit some images. I am selecting "Red", "Green" or whatever color, but when I start "Painting" or "Bucket fill tool" it's not working. I only see a ...
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change colour of desktop icon name in gnome ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

I want to change icon name color from white to black. I have already tried theme settings through gnome tweaks. I am using Adwaita(default) for applications and icons. I have now changed the icons ...
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WSL Ubuntu bash - Changing colors for user, host, directory information

In Ubuntu 18.04 under Windows Subsystem for Linux, the color for the user, host and directories always have same color, if I want to change the theme, all of them change, In Kali Linux under WSL, ...
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why are colors dark and unreadable with ssh? cyan in ubuntu = dark blue in ssh, unreadable

Could anyone help me just making the colors in ssh match the actual server colors? changing the background just makes other colors unreadable. and is harder to look at as well. Im using ubuntu1804lts. ...
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JPEGs showing shifted colors in certain applications

I am running Kubuntu 19.10 with a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card with the v435 drivers. After editing some photos in Darktable, I have found out that sometimes certain applications show ...
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Kvantum overrides application color scheme

Kvantum theme in KDE overrides application color scheme and hasn't any option in .kvconfig file regarding tooltip background color.Does anybody know how can I change the tooltip background color in ...
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TigerVNC colours distorted and hardly to read

I'm using TigerVNC Viewer to connect from Windows 10 to my Xubuntu PC. It works fine, except with some colors. For example, when opening a configuration file with vim, the strings were shown in red. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - how to configure zoom

Im currently using Ubuntu 16.04 with compizconfig-settings-manager for zoom and invert colors. I now installed Ubuntu 18.04 on another drive, i wanted to try it out and seems like the zoom works quiet ...
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Is there a way to change the color of highlighted tab in taskbar of xfce desktop of xubuntu?

So basically i am using the Arc light theme but i would like to be able to change the color of the selected tab in this bar (above) to something a bit darker because it is a bit distracting when you ...
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How do I tune the RGB and brightness of my screens?

I am running ubuntu 19.10. Using the command line, how do I increase or decrease the level of Red, Green, or Blue? I have 2 monitors.
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How to change color of the top bar (including menu bar) of terminal in 18.04.3?

I'm using 18.04.3, how do I change the top bar and menu bar's color in terminal? I don't like the default one.
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Washed out syntax highlighting colors in VSCode

I have just installed Ubuntu 19.10 (coming from Win10) and have installed my preferred code editor VSCode - but noticed immediately that the color schemes are off: they are pale/washed out and nearly ...
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Another ask for change Ubuntu 18.04 Orange color - it persists changing Gnome themes

I know there are lot of questions asking the same thing. Change the Ubuntu's default orange color. Checking many questions/answers I was able to change in almost every place but not on the search ...
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how to fine-tune/modify XFCE4 Theme? (Blackbird theme issue fix to ALT+TAB nicely)

There is an inconvenient bug in Xubuntu 19.10 making ALT+TABbing very unclear since there is no highlighting any more - I need to know where exactly may I modify how highlighting looks like in the ...
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Blue rendered as purple

I just installed Ubuntu (version 18.04.03). I noticed that blue is being rendered as purple. Further that this only happens on some applications. In GIMP (image editor) the color rgb(0,0,255) renders ...
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Black colors in some applications backgrounds

I install KDE on Ubuntu GNOME and set on sddm and again remove full KDE and set to GTK, after do it some apps color black and problem. I see this problem on Ubuntu store and disk application. How to ...
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Color calibration greyed out in Ubuntu 19.10?

I'm using an external display with my Asus Vivobook which has an inbuilt display of 1920*1080 resolution. Now, unlike Windows 10 where I could calibrate the inbuilt display by going to Intel graphics ...
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Can not edit terminal text, it has always the same color [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted some files from home directory(after that my terminal was not like before) and now i can not edit it. I am choosing Edit->Preferences->Colors and there i am choosing different ...
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Color Picker For Ubuntu 19.10

EDIT: I use X11 now and I have no problem. I've seen many apps posted here, but right now in my laptop with 19.10 none of them work. I've tried Agave, Gpick, and Grabc . They all give back the ...
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Retrieve background color in ubuntu mate

I am using Ubuntu mate 18.04.3 LTS. I am quite fond of my background color and would like to use it on another machine. Where can I find the exact color that is used? When I go into the Control ...
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Installed Ubuntu 18.04 the white color is too intense

I've tried googling this before posting this, but I installed Ubuntu on my new SSD and the white color is just way too bright and intense. When I go to Settings>Devices> there is no Color option and ...
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Can I change the default terminal colors?

I don't want to change the default colors as such, I want to use a custom color. For example I want to lighten the blue as it is too dark. I don't want to change it to a different color, but make it ...
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Why path to a directory is not appearing with green color?

I'm using ubuntu. I mistakenly deleted some files after that @Desktop appears with black color not with green one.How to fix this problem?I want it to be green one. Moreover I'm also getting ./main: ...
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How to take screenshots with light filter enabled

The background color of my website is #0062cc. When using flux (blue light filter software) this color gets darker. I want to use this new darker color as a background color. I took several ...
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Where do my autocompletion colors come from?

When I ls in a directory, the colors are printed as in the top example. These colors are controlled with Edit → Preferences → Colors → Palette, which I have set to Solarized. However, I have no idea ...
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I have weird text colors all across the system (Especially browsers), how can I fix that?

All across the system, some texst colors are too "white" or "bright", I don't know what caused the problem, but I didn't touch anything that has to do with system colors. Sometimes texts are almost ...
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Change the gray app background color

A lot of apps have this gray color background. I would like to change the color. I'm using a window manager without a desktop environment ($DESKTOP_SESSION is empty). Where is the color determined ...
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Weird white and black colors - Color profiles

I just installed ubuntu 19.04 on my PC but I'm having a little problem. Well, when I was using windows 10 I always changed the profile color in AMD driver to RGB limited but I'm not finding this ...
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Color output in the terminal

Is there a way to customize ubuntu terminal in such a way that output of the any command is colorized according to some patterns. In .bashrc I can customize prompt, but I am looking for something ...
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Is there some extension to add color labels to the file manager? I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'd like to label files with colors, like in the MacOs. I run Ubuntu 18.04.
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GEdit - Python Console plugin not retaining color settings

I was just fiddling around with GEdit and came across the Python Console in plugins section of it. It would have been quite useful to do quick calculations while taking notes as I sometimes have to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 / Gnome 3.28 - How to change default Emoji Font (Noto Color Emoji) to different font?

Ubuntu 18.04 introduced out-of-the-box color emoji support, and it ships with the google noto color emoji font by default. However i want to replace those emojis with the Blobmojis (https://github....
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Modifying adwaita dark theme on 18.04

im wondering if there is a way to change the adwaita dark theme a little bit i found some really useful info on here about changing dock and top bar components and have successfully changed it to ...
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Colors, color management, calibration two monitors

First of sorry if I get wrong some technical terms. I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell laptop E6420 (i5 2520m and intel hd3000) and sometimes I hookup some old Philips monitor (5:4 aspect ratio lol) ...
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How to take a screenshot with colors as they appear in night mode

I often find myself in situations where some images have nicer looking colors in the night-mode. I often want to screenshot them. Unfortunately, what I get is the original image. Is there any way to ...
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How can I fix the dull colors I am getting in Ubuntu 19.04 Terminal?

I've just recently switched to Ubuntu 19.04 and I am now getting dull colors in terminal but only outside of programs: In comparison you can see the vivid colors I am used to when I use ranger: I ...
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colormgr get-devices do not return all display

I have a problem about 'colormgr' I want to change color profile of all display but, I am not able to get a device from 'colormgr get-device' I use OS : Ubuntu 16.04 LTS GPU : Radeon pro ...
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Customize colors terminal

I've installed Gogh according to this command: bash -c "$(wget -qO- https://git.io/vQgMr)" I've chosen 2 color sets and activated them as suggested in the profile within Terminal. The background ...

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